The '''University of Illinois at Chicago''' or '''UIC''' is a state-funded public research-intensive university
located in Chicago, Illinois
, United States. Its campus is in the Near West Side, Chicago|Near West Side
community area, adjacent to the Chicago Loop
. The second campus established under the University of Illinois system
, UIC is also the largest university in the Chicago metropolitan area|Chicago area
, having approximately 29,000 students
enrolled in 15 colleges.
UIC operates the largest medical school in the United States, and serves as the principal educator for Illinois’ physicians, dentists, pharmacists, physical therapists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
UIC's medical school has research expenditures exceeding $412 million and consistently ranks in the top 50 U.S. institutions for research expenditures.
In the 2015 College and university rankings#United...